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9 10, 2016

Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement

2017-04-05T15:19:28+00:00 October 9th, 2016|Categories: General|Tags: |0 Comments

What is Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement? For those of you who are unfamiliar, here is a quick blast from the past. A lesson in the history of what is the Holiest day in the Hebrew calendar.  Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement memorializes the day when G-D forgave the Jewish people for the sin [...]

11 09, 2016

Jaffa Flea Market-Shouk Hapishpishim

2017-04-05T12:00:31+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Categories: Shopping/Style|0 Comments

Jaffa Flea Market- Shouk Hapishpishim, as it is known in Hebrew, has now become the bohemian area of  trendy Tel Aviv. As inviting and compelling as the Jaffa Flea Market still is, searching for the unusual, vintage or little found bargain, I go for the atmosphere.  I love the quirky outlets, the bijou boutiques, [...]

2 06, 2016

Gay Pride Parade2016 -Tel Aviv

2017-04-05T15:22:30+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Art/Culture|Tags: , |0 Comments

We take pride in the Gay Pride Parade. Tel Aviv with it's thoroughly modern and pluralistic society has a vibe of youthfulness that cannot be found in any other city in the world.  Tel Aviv is vibrant with superb restaurants, artisan cafes, hip clubs, amazing culture and great retail outlets. Often [...]

25 05, 2016

Tel Aviv Cinema-Child Mother

2017-04-05T12:00:31+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: Art/Culture|0 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to watch a documentary film in Tel Aviv at the Cinematheque. A film titled Child Mother. The subject matter for most every woman would be difficult and horrifying. It was both, especially since I have a personal connection to one of these brave women. I live in Tel Aviv and [...]